Travel Medicine

Travel Health – Preparing Your Patients to Travel Abroad Safely (CCCEP)

As international travel resumes, pharmacists have an increasingly important role in protecting Canadian travellers from travel-related illnesses.

This program will help pharmacists make pre-travel health recommendations and advise patients on appropriate prevention strategies to reduce the risks of common travel-related diseases (i.e. travellersā€™ diarrhea, hepatitis A&B, typhoid, and rabies) and to prevent mosquito-borne diseases during travel.

DURATION

45 min

PROFESSION

Pharmacy

# OF CREDITS

1.00

ACCREDITATION

CCCEP

EXPIRY DATE

2023-11-22

As international travel resumes, pharmacists have an increasingly important role in protecting Canadian travellers from travel-related illnesses.

This program will help pharmacists make pre-travel health recommendations and advise patients on appropriate prevention strategies to reduce the risks of common travel-related diseases (i.e. travellersā€™ diarrhea, hepatitis A&B, typhoid, and rabies) and to prevent mosquito-borne diseases during travel.


This program has received an educational grant or in-kind support from Valneva.

Faculty

  • Michael Boivin, RPh
  • Kelly Haggerty, BSCPhm, CTH, NCMP
  • Dr. Aisha Khatib, MD, CCFP (EM), CTravMed, DTM&H, CtropMed


Learning objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education program participants will be better able to:

  • Make pre-travel health recommendations based on the patientā€™s medical history, travel destination, and travel itinerary
  • Implement prevention strategies to reduce the risks of common travel-related diseases
  • Provide an overview of common mosquito-borne diseases and how to prevent them during travel
  • Identify travellers requiring a referral to a travel medicine specialist or travel clinic.

Accreditation

This continuing education lesson is designed primarily for pharmacists and has been accredited by the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) for 1 CEU(s).
CCCEP File Number: 1066-2022-3525-I-P
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 1.00
Duration: 45 min

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